Benetti, the Italian yacht builder is ready for the launch of a new series of yachts called the Crystal 140. They recently launched the first hull in the new series. In fact the luxury yacht should be handed over to the owners early on in the coming year. The overall look of the Crystal 140 is classic and yet very contemporary. The paint scheme is expected to be black and white. The hull and the superstructure will be white with black masked windows.
The design team working on the interiors of the new yacht is headed by François Zuretti. The concept and the styling have been developed under his guidance. The yacht has luxurious accommodation for ten guests. The styling for the crew area has been done by Benetti themselves and have provided quarters for up to seven crew members.
The Crystal 140 is a relatively lighter platform as it has been fashioned from GRP materials. Its weight at full displacement is expected to be in the region of 375 tons only. Acert CAT C32 diesel engines will power the yacht to a top speed of 15 knots. It can cruise at 14 knots and will have a range of 4,000 nautical miles at speeds of 12 knots.